Canerector Celebrates 75th Anniversary with Open House

June 22, 2022

In honour of our 75th anniversary, Canerector held an open house celebration on Saturday, June 11th. All of our presidents from across North America were in Toronto for our annual Presidents Meeting and joined our corporate office staff to celebrate this special occasion in person. Canerector’s Open House Takes Us Back to Its Humble Beginnings … Read More

Canerector’s Presidents Meeting Returns In Person This Year

June 15, 2022

It is with much pleasure that we, at Canerector, were able to resume our annual Presidents Meeting face-to-face this year. Following COVID-19, we have been eager for the wonderful opportunity to unite our company leaders in person. PRESIDENTS MEETING ROUNDTABLES & TRADE SHOW One of the many benefits of this gathering is the opportunity for … Read More

Connexus Announces Retirement of President Cliff Lane

June 6, 2022

Canerector wants to extend our deepest thanks to Connexus President Cliff Lane for his service of 45 years. A charismatic family man who finds joy in all he does, Cliff Lane left his mark with many in the industry through his energetic personality and thoughtful leadership. In the beginning His career path started in 1977 … Read More

The Fundamentals of Managing People – Production Seminar

June 1, 2022

Canerector is working to support our businesses in helping them achieve success across all facets of their company. In our spring production seminar we focused on management training. At Canerector, we believe that great leadership is part of the recipe to great success within a corporate structure. And, we know that great leadership can only … Read More

Labrador Metal Works Reopens After the Pandemic

May 27, 2022

Photo: The Labrador Metal Works team stand proudly together following the reopening of their company after closing their doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, Labrador Metal Works’ team has plenty to celebrate! The business is once again up and running after being shut down completely for almost two years. Hit hard by the … Read More

Sales & Procurement Seminar with CPSA

May 18, 2022

Spring Sales and Procurement Development Seminar At Canerector we value our long-term commitment to our companies and strive to provide them with access and opportunities to enhance growth, sales, and corporate success whenever possible. Our company leaders work hard with a goal to provide unparalleled service to their customers. We help them in that goal … Read More

Canerector Marks 75 Years – Its Origins and Founding Principles

March 10, 2022

Cecil and Stanley Hawkins circa the 1980s.  Canerector is proud to be celebrating 75 years of operation. Since its creation in 1947, the company has undergone an incredible transformation from a small field team to a multi-company family business. Its success is closely related to the three successive owners of the same family who were … Read More

Conrex Steel President Featured in MetalForming Magazine

January 26, 2022

Conrex Steel’s President Larry Harrison has been featured in MetalForming (MF) magazine for an informative Q&A. In a discussion with editor Brad Kuvin, Harrison provides an honest and open account of his management insights and learnings. Since he joined the company as president in 2017, Harrison has invested in changing the company culture to being … Read More

Monett Metals Inc. Brings Art to Life in San Francisco

December 6, 2021

The team at Monett Metals Inc. was recently called on to bring another artist’s vision to life. Previously, we shared about Monett’s support of the creation of a memorial for 9/11 first responders. This time, Monett aided in the creation of a permanent art installation for the City of San Francisco, California. Monett poured a … Read More

Ontario Premier Doug Ford Tours Conrex Steel’s New Head Press

November 25, 2021

Above Photo: The Hon. Doug Ford tours Conrex Steel’s new 3500-ton head press.  On Friday, November 19th, Conrex Steel unveiled North America’s largest ever head press. Ontario’s Premier, The Hon. Doug Ford, toured the facility and joined Canerector CEO, Amanda Hawkins, in congratulating Conrex Steel along with their partners on this project. “I love coming … Read More